>Every Thursday: Les Jeudis du Pin, Le Haras du Pin, Orne
Weekly shows with dressage displays and show-jumping.
>Until 9th September: American Film Festival, Deauville, Calvados
One of the country’s most famous film festivals, with premiere screenings of the latest US film releases and big stars on the red carpet.
>1st – 2nd September: Dieppe Retro, Dieppe, Seine-Maritime
Numerous historic vehicles rush around town before gathering on the seafront lawns.
>7th – 9th September: 'Foire Millénaire de la Sainte-Croix', Lessay, Manche
An impressive horse and cattle fair which attracts over 400,000 visitors every year.
>8th – 16th September: International Kite Festival, Dieppe, Seine-Maritime
The world's most important kite festival, held on Europe's largest seafront lawns.